out·​row ˌau̇t-ˈrō How to pronounce outrow (audio)
outrowed; outrowing; outrows

transitive verb

: to row faster or with more skill than
The Beaversʼ JV8 outrowed the Stanford crew … by nearly 10 seconds to take a second-place finish …The Albany Democrat-Herald

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Yale outrowed runner-up Harvard by more than three seconds at the Sprints and by nine at the IRAs, where the Crimson finished fourth behind Cal. John Powers, BostonGlobe.com, 7 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1530, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of outrow was in 1530

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Cite this Entry

“Outrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outrow. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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